District Development Commissioner, Budgam Syed Sehrish Asgar today chaired quarterly meeting of Regional Transport Authority/ District Road Safety Committee in Budgam.
On the occasion ARTO Budgam Mubashir Jan, member secretary of the Committee presented profile and achievements of the department along with action taken report on earlier decisions.
The Committee discussed District Road Safety Action Plan 2018-20, including mass awareness on road safety, safer roads and mobility, establishment of safe transport infrastructure and post crash response and suggested measures for better road management in the district.
The DDC also reviewed sector wise activities of the collaborating departments and fixed targets for each of them, including mass awareness among drivers, transporters and school children; drivers’ education, training and medical checkup, providing of critical care ambulances and basic life support devices, installation of road signs, marking blind spots and curves, road repairs and road widening.
The DDC sought coordinated role among departments, NGOs and transporters for making traffic hassle free and emphasized on curbing wrong parking in major towns, establishment of parking spaces, curbing roof topping, overloading and sexual harassment in public transport.